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Volume 83, Number 6 $1.00 West and East Village, Chelsea, Soho, Noho, Hudson Square, Little Italy, Chinatown and Lower East Side, Since 1933 July 11 - 17, 2013 Fewer but wealthier tenants for former St. Vincent’s site by linColn anDerson A gaping space is all that remains where some of the largest towers of the former St. Vincent’s Hospital, on Seventh Ave. between 11th and 12th Sts., once stood, following the demolition of a huge swath of the medical complex. What’s left — with the addition of new construction — will be developed by The Rudin Organization / Global Holdings into The Doggone, it’s been hot out! Photo by Milo Hess A woman and her pit bull made a refreshing pit stop to get blasted by cool water Saturday in Washington Square. Council rival now backing Johnson, and so does Glick by linColn anDerson Citing “personal and family reasons,” Alexander Meadows on Monday dropped out of the City Council District 3 race. He then promptly endorsed Corey Johnson over Yetta Kurland for the seat, which is currently held by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. The following day, Assemblymember Deborah Glick, New York State’s first openly gay legislator, told The Villager that she, too, is throwing her support behind the Community Board 4 chairperson. CATS For MAYOR “I am endorsing Corey,” Glick told the newspaper. “I think that his experience chairing the community board — which has many diverse personalities, as all community boards do — has been Continued on page 6 Greenwich Lane, 200 highend condo residences, including five buildings, plus five single-family townhouses on 11th St. In March 2012, the number of planned units dropped by 100 — from 450 to 350 — and has since dropped by another 150 residences. As for why the amount of apartments keeps decreasing, a spokesperson said, “In the end, they opted Continued on page 5 4 candidates make their case for being borough president by terese loeb kreuZer Three city councilmembers and one former community board chairperson want to be the next Manhattan borough president. At a forum convened by the Lower Manhattan Marketing Association on June 27, they told the audience why they are running for this office, summarizing their credentials and indicating what they would like to do as borough president if elected. Councilmember Gale Brewer said that she has been working 40 years — as a teacher at Barnard and CUNY colleges, in the private sector and in government. She has been on the City Council since 2002. She said that these experiences have taught her how to create new jobs and fos- Continued on page 7 JOHN CATSIMATIDIS FOR MAYOR A New Yorker for all New Yorkers Paid for by Catsimatidis 2013 5 15 C A N A L STREET • N YC 10 013 • C OPYRIG HT © 2013 N YC COMMU NITY M ED IA , LLC


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